BBC iPlayer and the TV licence

November 2nd, 2011 in Catch-up TV, Digital TV, Internet TV

We understand that plans may be afoot to extend coverage of the UK TV licence to cover Internet-based catch-up TV services, such as the BBC iPlayer. Currently, it’s law that those in the UK pay ¬£145.50 a year to be able to watch (or record) broadcast TV shows. In addition to TV sets and recorders, […]


BBC iPlayer comes to BT Vision

June 23rd, 2011 in BT Vision, Catch-up TV

The full version of the BBC iPlayer is now, finally, available on BT Vision. BT Vision customers can now access the library of recent¬† TV content from the BBC, plus loads of BBC radio shows from their BT Vision box. Vision customers have been able to access some BBC catch-up content before, but until this […]


SeeSaw To Shut or Be Sold

June 21st, 2011 in Catch-up TV, Internet TV

If you’re not aware of the name Seesaw, it’s an online TV service that lets you watch TV shows from the BBC, Channel 4 and Five, for free. And the future of SeeSaw is in the balance. The service, which offers 3,500 hours of free to view TV content, first launched in 2010. It was […]


SeeSaw Internet TV launches today

February 17th, 2010 in Catch-up TV, Internet TV

SeeSaw, a new Internet-based TV service, has gone live today. SeeSaw offers TV content from the BBC, Channel 4, Five, and a small selection of ITV content. SeeSaw was created after Project Kangaroo was outlawed by the Competition Commission in 2009. SeeSaw is currently offering over 3,000 hours of TV content including Green Wing, The […]